Russia Increases Navy Presence in the Black Sea

Russia increased its military presence in the Black Sea, sending two warships to the area and 15 smaller ships amid tensions with Ukraine. The military maneuvers, reported by Reuters, come as Russia has built up its military presence along its border with Ukraine and increased fighting in eastern Ukraine with…

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Russia Ukraine conflict: Fact-checking Russian TV’s Ukraine claims (BBC)

Russia has played down accusations of a military build-up near Ukraine’s border – a view amplified by a state television channel, which has broadcast misleading footage about US tanks and planes. We’ve fact-checked claims from one of the country’s most well-known pro-government news shows – Vesti Nedeli (“News of the…




(Video)Increased Military Movement in Crimea

Video recently shot in Crimea shows a marked increase in the movement of Russian military vehicles along the Tavrida highway in the east of the peninsula. The highway links the Crimean Peninsula to mainland Russia via the Kerch bridge, which was built following Moscow’s illegal annexation of Crimea from Ukraine…